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Newsies combines inspiring storytelling with spectacular dance numbers

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Drayton Entertainment has another hit musical with the opening of "Newsies" at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, Friday night. Read the full review here.
 

Review: Huron Country's 12 Angry Men keeps audiences on the edge of their seat

Friday, July 19, 2019

The search for truth is at the core of every court case. Read the full review here.
 

REVIEW: Musical stage adaption of Rocky breathes new life into iconic story

Friday, July 19, 2019

Rocky Balboa’s back and he still loses the fight but wins the girl. Read the full review here.
 

Rocky: The Musical is an enduring story

Friday, July 19, 2019

If theatre-goers can put aside whatever feelings they may have about what has been transpiring south of the border since November 2016, and then suspend their disbelief about the tarnished American Dream, Rocky: The Musical, now playing at the Huron Country Playhouse until August 3, is perfect summer theatre. Read the full review here.
 

Huron Country Playhouse receives Celebrate Ontario grant

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Huron-Bruce M-P-P Lisa Thompson presented the Huron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend with a cheque for just over $178,000 Thursday from the Celebrate Ontario program. Read the full article here.
 

Glory public art contest prizes awarded

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Mapleton Mayor Gregg Davidson recently delivered prizes to participants in the #GloryInMapleton public art display competition. Read the full article here.
 

Grease is the word this summer at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge

Thursday, July 18, 2019

A-wop-bop-a-loo-bop, a-wop-bam-boom. Throw on your leather jacket, tease your hair, rev your engine, and get ready to hand jive as one of the most popular musicals of all time explodes onto the stage at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge. Read the full article here.
 

EXTRA, EXTRA, READ ALL ABOUT IT!

Thursday, July 18, 2019

See and hear all about it, actually, as Drayton Entertainment stages the inspirational musical story of Newsies. Read the full interview here.
 

There’s a Fiddler on the Loose at the Drayton Festival Theatre

Thursday, July 18, 2019

There’s a fiddler on the loose in the tranquil village of Drayton … and he’s on a mission to entertain with a high-energy musical extravaganza! Read the full review here.
 

Musical “Grease” hits stage like greased lightning

Friday, July 12, 2019

The Cambridge Tyrods Car Club's outdoor display of gleaming vintage vehicles really set the mood for Thursday night's opening of "Grease" at the Hamilton Family Theatre in Cambridge. Read the full review here.
 

Canadian Premiere of Knockout Musical at the Huron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Yo Adrian! Rocky: The Musical, the adrenaline-fueled musical based on Sylvester Stallone’s Academy® Award-winning film is coming to the Huron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend. The production will run for three weeks from July 18 to August 3. Read the full release here.
 

Dazzling Disney Blockbuster Makes Headlines at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse

Friday, July 5, 2019

Extra! Extra! This just in! Disney’s sensational blockbuster musical Newsies leaps onto the stage at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse for three weeks only. This exciting mega-musical, and winner of the 2012 Tony Award® for Best Choreography, will entertain audiences of all generations with its heart, humour, and high-energy dancing from July 18 to August 3. This production marks the Canadian professional premiere of the musical. Read the full release here.
 

Classic Courtroom Drama Examines the Quest for Justice at the Huron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

One of the most gripping stories of all time unfolds on stage as the compelling courtroom drama Twelve Angry Men examines the complicated quest for justice at the Huron Country Playhouse II in Grand Bend. This profoundly relevant classic plays for three weeks only from July 18 to August 3. Read the full release here.
 

You’ll Get Used to It … The War Show - Funny and Poignant – You’ll Get Used to It

Monday, July 1, 2019

You’ll Get Used to It … The War Show encapsulates the emotional state of Canadians in World War II in just two acts. Now on stage at Playhouse II in Grand Bend, this musical takes the audience on a trip from the excitement of going off to save the world all the way through to the heartache of losing close friends. Read the full review here.
 

Newsies – 2019 Amazing Dance Will Blow You Away!

Monday, July 1, 2019

For dance fans, Newsies is the ultimate show. Based on the true story of the 1899 newsboys strike in New York City, Newsies was created first as a Disney movie in 1992, and then re-made for Broadway, winning the Tony for best choreography in 2012. On stage at Huron Country Playhouse, this production of Newsies by Drayton Entertainment marks the Canadian premiere of this show. Read the full review here.
 

REVIEW: Disney's Newsies

Monday, July 1, 2019

This review is going to cut right to the chase. Here’s my concluding paragraph: GO!!! Read the full review here.
 

Review: Huron Country's Newsies a beautiful performance of compelling story

Friday, June 28, 2019

Everybody loves an underdog, none more than a group of boys taking on the greed of a business tycoon. Read the full review here.
 

Review: You'll Get Used to It a fun-loving tribute to Second World War soldier's life

Friday, June 28, 2019

War is hell, but there can be fun along the way. Read the full review here.
 

You don't have to be a hockey fan to love 'Glory' at King's Wharf Theatre

Friday, June 28, 2019

The cast of Glory got a standing ovation at opening night at the King’s Wharf Theatre in Penetanguishene. Read the full article here.
 

You’ll Get Used to It! The War Show recalls the last Good War in song

Friday, June 28, 2019

World War II is often referred to as the “last Good War” in that it was a clear-cut battle between the forces of evil – the Axis Powers – and the forces of good – the Allied Powers, including Canada. It was a moral crusade on the part of the world’s major democracies and their allies against the totalitarian states that had emerged in the 1920s and 1930s. And there was never any doubt, even in its darkest days that the Allies would be victorious. Read the full review here.
 

REVISITING THE GLORY DAYS OF THE RIVULETTES

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Drayton production tells the winning story of the Preston women’s hockey team that went on to great acclaim. Read the full review here.
 

PREVIEW: Western graduate leads choreography, seeks truth in Newsies

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Marc Kimelman is looking for the truth. Read the full article here.
 

Inspiring Musical Honours 75th Anniversary of D-Day at Huron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend

Friday, June 21, 2019

In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the nostalgic musical You’ll Get Used To It! … The War Show is on stage at the Huron Country Playhouse for three weeks only from June 27 to July 13. Read the full release here.
 

Dazzling Disney Blockbuster Makes Headlines at the Huron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Extra! Extra! This just in! Disney’s sensational blockbuster musical Newsies leaps onto the stage at the Huron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend for three weeks only. This exciting mega-musical, and winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Choreography, will entertain audiences of all generations with its heart, humour, and high-energy dancing from June 27 to July 13. This production marks the Canadian professional premiere of the musical. Read the full release here.
 

The Rise of Ontario’s Preston Rivulettes Women’s Hockey Team Comes to Life on Stage at the King’s Wharf Theatre

Monday, June 17, 2019

She shoots! She scores! A local legacy comes to life on stage as a new Canadian play chronicles the impressive rise of Ontario's Preston Rivulettes women’s hockey team. Drayton Entertainment is proud to present GLORY on stage at the King’s Wharf Theatre in Penetanguishene from June 26 to July 6. Read the full release here.
 

Huron Country Playhouse brings Disney’s Newsies to the stage

Monday, June 17, 2019

The Huron Country Playhouse’s season continues with the upcoming production of Disney’s Newsies, a Tony Award winning Broadway musical. Read the full article here.
 

REVIEW: You’ll Get Used to It … The War Show offers poignant tribute to Second World War

Thursday, June 13, 2019

During a year marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day, You’ll Get Used to It … The War Show brings to life the realities of war in a unique, unconventional and rarely experienced way. Read the full review here.
 

REVIEW: Drayton Entertainment’s ‘Annie’ brings the magic

Thursday, June 13, 2019

There is a certain sense of responsibility to putting on a production of a beloved classic like Annie. Read the full review here.
 

She shoots, she scores! Grand Bend play tells incredible hockey story

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

One of the greatest Canadian sports stories never told is on stage in Grand Bend. Read the full article here.
 

Bet your bottom dollar you'll enjoy Annie

Monday, June 10, 2019

The story of optimistic orphan Annie has been told many times. It began as a comic strip, Little Orphan Annie, in 1924 and was based on an 1885 poem. The strip ran until 2010 and was adapted into a radio show in the 1930s, a Broadway musical, and several film versions., where the title was changed to Annie. Read the full review here.
 

Review: Annie comes to Drayton and the chorus steals the show

Monday, June 10, 2019

It's not often the chorus in a musical receives as much praise as the lead actors but in Drayton Festival Theatre's latest rendition of "Annie" the chorus is exceptional. Read the full review here.
 

Thoroughly Modern Millie: Star Power Comes to Grand Bend

Monday, June 10, 2019

At first glance, she’s an evil villain, kidnapping young women and selling them into human trafficking. It might be seen as a politically incorrect role, perpetuating a racist stereotype. And in the wrong hands, it could be. Read the full review here.
 

Cindy Williams says Grand Bend production is Shirley to be a delight

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Early in my interview with Cindy Williams — perky, lovable Shirley Feeney on the 1970s sitcom Laverne & Shirley — it becomes obvious that despite her considerable charm, we’re at loggerheads. Read the full article here.
 

Review: Williams perfectly evil in entertaining Thoroughly Modern Millie

Friday, June 7, 2019

Director and choreographer Michael Lichtefeld has delivered a lovely piece of musical theatre filled with laughs, cleverly choreographed dance routines and a few tender, poignant moments to give it touch of true romance. Read the full review here.
 

Anniversary of D-Day perfect timing for opening night of ‘You’ll Get Used to It!’ in St. Jacobs

Friday, June 7, 2019

On Thursday night, the 75th anniversary of D-Day, eight actors took to the stage at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse and brought the audience to its feet. Read the full review here.
 

Laverne & Shirley star Cindy Williams having fun as musical's villain at Huron Country Playhouse

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

She’s worked for Oscar-winning film directors, starred on one of the biggest hit comedy shows of the 1970s and ’80s, and has performed on Broadway. Read the full article here.
 

A Giant Panto Sprouts at the King’s Wharf Theatre

Friday, May 31, 2019

Fee‐Fi‐Fo‐Fum, a giant panto your way comes! Magic beans, an enchanted harp, and a hungry giant take over Penetanguishene as a brand new panto version of the popular fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk hits the stage at the King’s Wharf Theatre from June 5 to June 22. Read the full release here.
 

It's Back To The Future With the Cambridge Rivulettes

Thursday, May 30, 2019

With the help of a coach, the theatre and a great story, a legendary team from Preston is once again the talk of the town. Read the full article here .
 

Podcast with Tracey Power, Who Wrote and Choreographed “Glory”

Friday, May 24, 2019

Tracey shares her process behind uncovering the true story of a group of scrappy women from Preston, Ontario who defy the stereotypes of their time and become national hockey legends in the 1930s. Listen to the podcast here.
 

Inspiring Musical Honours 75th Anniversary of D‐Day at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse

Thursday, May 23, 2019

In celebration of the 75th Anniversary of D‐Day, the nostalgic musical You’ll Get Used To It! … The War Show is on stage at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse for three weeks only from June 5 to June 22. Audiences are advised to buy tickets as soon as possible as the highly‐anticipated production is already over 70% sold out. Read full release here.
 

Glory celebrates the rise of women’s hockey in Canada

Thursday, May 23, 2019

She shoots, and she does score in Drayton Entertainment’s latest production, Glory, on stage at the Hamilton Family Theatre until June 8. Read full review here.
 

Rivulettes story of hockey ‘Glory’ really swings

Friday, May 17, 2019

Drayton's newest production "Glory" opened Thursday night to an audience that likely knew little about the determined girls' hockey team from Preston that went on to become Canadian champions in the 1930s. Read full review here.
 

TV icons, knockout musicals mark Huron Country Playhouse's new season

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Musical-loving denizens of Southwestern Ontario seeking solace and a bit of musical joy this summer will have a wealth of options to choose from, as Grand Bend’s Huron Country Playhouse has announced the lineup for its 2019 summer season. Read full article here.
 

'Beanstalk' panto flowers at King's Wharf Theatre in Penetanguishene

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

King's Wharf Theatre is opening its summer season with Jack and the Beanstalk the Panto June 5 to 22. Regular theatre goers will recognize Justin Bott who is playing Widow Traddle and Tim Porter playing Super Simon. Read the full article here.
 

Drayton Entertainment casts Little Orphan Annie 12‐year‐old Riley DeLuca to play Annie in Drayton and Cambridge

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The sun’ll come out tomorrow for 12‐year‐old Riley DeLuca! After an exhaustive search, Drayton Entertainment has selected the Kilworth, Ontario native to portray the beloved red‐headed orphan in its production of the Broadway musical Annie, which plays at two venues during the not‐for‐profit theatre company’s 2019 Season. Read full release here.
 

Penetanguishene's King's Wharf Theatre offering fun, facts and farce

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

A Broadway hit, two classic fairy tales and a new Canadian play will be mounted on the King’s Wharf Theatre in Penetanguishene this summer. Read full article here.
 

Preston Rivulettes a beacon amid struggles in women’s hockey

Monday, May 13, 2019

Norma Hipel, scrappy spirit and winning smile intact, is still with us.
She's no longer a teenage hometown defender for the famed Preston Rivulettes, the dominant women's hockey team of the 1930s. Her last name is now Jacques and the mother of seven, the determined daughter of a long-ago Preston mayor, lives in a residential care in Kelowna, B.C. Her mind is ravaged by dementia. But Norma, who turns 99 on Sept. 2, stubbornly endures. Read full article here.
 

Helen Keller play in St. Jacobs to have sign language interpreters for performance

Friday, May 3, 2019

An upcoming performance of The Miracle Worker at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse will have American Sign Language interpreters to make it more accessible. Read full article here.
 

A piece of history pulls into Cambridge with production of Glory

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

When Geoff Haddaway brought back the Rivulettes name seven years ago to the women’s junior hockey league team in town, he was the one of the few carrying the torch to preserve the original squad’s legacy. Read full article here.
 

The Miracle Worker: Story of Helen Keller comes alive on St. Jacobs stage

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Clara Kushnir is a unique force on stage in Drayton Entertainment's newest production "The Miracle Worker," and she's only 12. Read full review here.
 

The Rise of Cambridge’s Preston Rivulettes Women’s Hockey Team Comes to Life on Stage at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge

Thursday, April 25, 2019

She shoots! She scores! A local legacy comes to life on stage as a new Canadian play chronicles the impressive rise of Cambridge's Preston Rivulettes Women’s Hockey Team. Drayton Entertainment is proud to present GLORY on stage at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge from May 15 to June 8. Read full release here.
 

Signed Performance of The Miracle Worker on May 11 at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse

Thuesday, April 23, 2019

Drayton Entertainment will present a signed performance of its upcoming production of The Miracle Worker on Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. The production is on stage from April 24 through May 12. Read full release here.
 

Voluntarism makes communities thrive, speaker says

Thursday, April 18, 2019

In a day and age when volunteerism appears to be declining across the country, the Municipality of West Perth decided to be proactive and formally thank their volunteers last Tuesday, April 9 during what they hope is an annual event. Read full release here.
 

Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute on stage at three Drayton Entertainment venues

Monday, April 8, 2019

Calling all fans of Creedence Clearwater Revival! Donʹt miss Green River Revival, the worldʹs #1 international tribute to the legendary band! Produced by Booking House Inc., this high‐energy, harmony‐packed tribute concert will be presented at three Drayton Entertainment venues this year. Read full release here.
 

Helen Keller’s Inspiring Story Comes to Life on Stage at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Based on the extraordinary true story of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan, the inspiring Tony Award©-winning play The Miracle Worker is on stage at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse for three weeks only from April 24 to May 12. Audiences are advised to buy tickets as soon as possible as the production is already 70% sold out. Read the full release here.
 

King’s Wharf Theatre Wins Ambassador Award at Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The King’s Wharf Theatre, operated by Drayton Entertainment, was honoured at the Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Awards in the category of Ambassador at a gala ceremony held at the Quality Inn & Conference Centre in Midland last night. Read the full release here.
 

Laverne and Shirley star to perform at Huron Country Playhouse

Monday, March 25, 2019

Seventies television star Cindy Williams, best known for her role as Shirley Feeney in Laverne & Shirley, will be gracing the main stage at Grand Bend’s Huron Country Playhouse in June, starring as Mrs. Meers in Drayton Entertainment’s production of the hit Broadways musical comedy Thoroughly Modern Millie. Read the full article here.
 

Laverne and Shirley star to perform at Huron Country Playhouse

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Laverne and Shirley star Cindy Williams will be in Grand Bend to star in the hit musical Thoroughly Modern Millie in June. Read the full article here.
 

Priscilla Queen of the Desert is a provocative and fun musical

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Drayton Entertainment's new show, "Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical" is a whole lot of outrageous fun with a touch of tenderness. Read the full review here.
 

A Drag Race Across the Outback

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Take a cult movie, spin it into a jukebox musical, add fabulous costumes and a bus for a set, and you get Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Based on an Australian-made film, it’s the story of two drag queens and a transgender woman who travel across the Australian desert in an old bus, which they have christened Priscilla. Along the way, they sing and dance to familiar hit songs of the past. These tunes become all-out big-time musical numbers. Read the full review here.
 

Hollywood Icon to Star in Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Huron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend

Friday, March 15, 2019

The bustling beach town of Grand Bend will be even busier this June as a beloved Hollywood star arrives in town. Iconic television actor Cindy Williams, best known for her role as Shirley Feeney on the classic sitcom Laverne & Shirley will play the role of Mrs. Meers in Drayton Entertainment’s production of the hit Broadway musical comedy, Thoroughly Modern Millie. The production launches the 2019 Season at the Huron Country Playhouse running from June 5 to June 22 on the Mainstage. Read the full release here.
 

This Musical Road Trip Is Anything But A Drag

Thursday, March 14, 2019

The Australian outback isn’t the only wild part of the decidedly atypical road trip we take with a cast of colourful characters in the Tony-Award winning musical, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, now on stage at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse. Read the full article here.
 

Drayton Entertainment’s Rocky: The Musical a knockout

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Is it a boxing match or a musical? At times throughout Rocky: The Musical the line is blurred and it’s only the slow motion punches that remind the audience the fight isn’t actually real. Read the full review here.
 

Rocky the Musical makes a knockout Canadian debut in Cambridge

Saturday, March 9, 2019

It's hard to imagine how a film about a boxer could be turned into a musical, but this one works, largely due to the superb cast and innovative scriptwriting. Read the full review here.
 

Glittering Broadway Blockbuster Opens the Season at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse

Monday, March 4, 2019

Get your glitter on and take the ride of your life across the fabulous Australian outback with the hilarious and heartwarming Tony Award©-winning musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Based on the Academy Award©-winning film of the same name, this sparkling stage adaptation launches the 2019 Season in style at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse from March 13 to April 7. Read the full release here.
 

Drayton Boxer-in-chief Takes on Rocky: The Musical

Thursday, February 28, 2019

The hardest thing for Alex Kelly about playing the iconic Sylvester Stallone role in the Drayton production of "Rocky: The Musical" wasn't, oddly, the parry and thrust of the boxing ring. Read the full article here.
 

'Yo Adrian': 'Rocky: The Musical' to come out swinging in Cambridge

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Bell rings for stage version of Oscar-winning film March 6. Read the full article here.
 

P.E.I.’s Alex Kelly lands lead role in “Rocky: The Musical”

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Alex Kelly has big gloves to fill next month. The Canadian actor has landed the lead in “Rocky: The Musical” at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge. Read the full article here.
 

Solo Circus Coming to Cambridge for March Break

Monday, February 4, 2019

Step right up and join us for a sensational mini Cirque du Soleil at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge. Children and parents alike will be captivated by the amazing tricks and high energy physical feats in March Break Solo Circus on stage Monday, March 11 and Tuesday, March 12 at 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. each day. Read the full release here.
 

Knockout Cast Announced for Rocky: The Musical

Friday, February 1, 2019

Drayton Entertainment is pleased to announce casting for Rocky: The Musical. This adrenaline-fueled musical based on Sylvester Stallone’s Academy© Award-winning film will launch the 2019 Season at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge. The production will run for four weeks from March 6 to March 31. Read the full release here.
 

Youth auditions upcoming at Playhouse

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Young people interested in acting, singing and dancing will have the chance to display and develop their skills at an upcoming audition in Grand Bend for Drayton Entertainment’s Youth Musical Theatre Program. Read the full article here.
 

Wanted: Simcoe County Kids Who are 'Obsessed With Musical Theatre'

Sunday, January 27, 2019

An award-winning not-for-profit theatre company is looking for local children who love to sing, dance and act. Read the full article here.
 

American Icons Tribute Show On Sale Now

Friday, January 25, 2019

One stage! Five legends! Many hits! Relive the songs of some of rock ‘n’ roll’s greatest performers with a concert guaranteed to have audiences dancing in the aisles. Drayton Entertainment is proud to present TVB Productions’ high-energy tribute concert American Icons at four venues this spring. Read the full release here.
 

Speakers Announced for Leadercast 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019

The complete list of speakers has been announced for Leadercast. Drayton Entertainment and the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce will once again team up to host the educational event aimed at developing leaders across all industries and at any career level, so they are better equipped to take on the next challenge and inspire others. The 2019 event will be streamed live at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge on Friday, May 10. Read the full release here.
 

Beethoven, Broadway, Billy Joel and more!

Monday, January 14, 2019

Celebrate the most romantic day of the year with a sensational concert featuring Ontario's popular piano man. Backed by the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, virtuoso pianist Mark Payne tickles the ivories performing a hit parade of memorable tunes from rock 'n' roll classics and jazz standards to movie hits and more in the concert I Love A Piano. Read the full release here.
 

Drayton Entertainment announces youth auditions for 2019 season

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Drayton Entertainment will be holding auditions next month for its upcoming Youth Musical Theatre Programs and Children’s Chorus. Read the full release here.
 

Youth Auditions Announced for 2019 Season

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Drayton Entertainment is pleased to announce auditions for its upcoming Youth Musical Theatre Programs and Children’s Chorus opportunities in four regions across the province. The award-winning not-for-profit theatre company has been steadily growing its training offerings for young performers over the past several years including launching the now popular Youth Musical Theatre Program, which will return for a fourth year. Read the full release here.
 

Alex Mustakas Started With ‘A Little Opera House’ and Turned it into One of Canada’s Most Successful Theatre Companies

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Usually when I email someone 30 in-depth questions about their life and motivations — after an initial face-to-face interview — they like to mull it over for a few days, then a few more days, then a week or two, until finally they forget about it and I have to bombard them with phone calls and emails saying, “Don’t make me come to your house!” Read the full article here.
 

Drayton Entertainment Announces Elf: The Musical for Christmas 2019 in Cambridge

Monday, December 17, 2018

After weeks of speculation, Drayton Entertainment’s Artistic Director Alex Mustakas has finally announced the title of the surprise holiday musical on stage next Christmas – and it’s based on a blockbuster movie. Everyone’s favorite elf will be coming to Cambridge as the hit holiday classic, ELF: The Musical hits the stage at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge from November 20 to December 22 next year. Read the full release here.
 

Leadercast - The World’s Largest Leadership Event Returns to Cambridge

Monday, November 26, 2018

The world’s largest leadership event is back by popular demand! Drayton Entertainment and the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce will once again team up to host Leadercast, an educational event aimed at developing leaders across all industries and at any career level, so they are better equipped to take on the next challenge and inspire others. The 2019 event will be streamed live at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge on Friday, May 10. Read the full release here.
 

Drayton Entertainment Announces 2019 Season

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Drayton Entertainment will present a knockout playbill in 2019 packed with Broadway blockbusters, hilarious comedies, captivating dramas, stirring tributes and a number of fun‐filled family musicals and pantos. Artistic Director Alex Mustakas continues his bid to bring a wide variety of crowd‐pleasing productions to the award‐winning charitable not‐for‐profit theatre organization’s seven stages throughout Ontario. Read the full release here.

News Releases

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There’s a Fiddler on the Loose at the Drayton Festival Theatre 18/07/2019 Download
Canadian Premiere of Knockout Musical at the Huron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend 11/07/2019 Download
Dazzling Disney Blockbuster Makes Headlines at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse 05/07/2019 Download
Classic Courtroom Drama Examines the Quest for Justice at the Huron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend 03/07/2019 Download
Inspiring Musical Honours 75th Anniversary of D-Day at Huron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend 21/06/2019 Download
Dazzling Disney Blockbuster Makes Headlines at the Huron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend 20/06/2019 Download
The Rise of Ontario’s Preston Rivulettes Women’s Hockey Team Comes to Life on Stage at the King’s Wharf Theatre 17/06/2019 Download
A Giant Panto Sprouts at the King’s Wharf Theatre 31/05/2019 Download
Inspiring Musical Honours 75th Anniversary of D‐Day at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse 23/05/2019 Download
Drayton Entertainment casts Little Orphan Annie 12‐year‐old Riley DeLuca to play Annie in Drayton and Cambridge 15/05/2019 Download
The Rise of Cambridge’s Preston Rivulettes Women’s Hockey Team Comes to Life on Stage at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge 25/04/2019 Download
Signed Performance of The Miracle Worker on May 11 at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse 23/04/2019 Download
Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute on stage at three Drayton Entertainment venues 08/04/2019 Download
Helen Keller’s Inspiring Story Comes to Life on Stage at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse 04/04/2019 Download
King’s Wharf Theatre Wins Ambassador Award at Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards 27/03/2019 Download
Hollywood Icon to Star in Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Huron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend 15/03/2019 Download
Glittering Broadway Blockbuster Opens the Season at the St. Jacobs Country Playhouse 04/03/2019 Download
Solo Circus Coming to Cambridge for March Break 04/02/2019 Download
Knockout Cast Announced for Rocky: The Musical 01/02/2019 Download
American Icons Tribute Show On Sale Now 25/01/2019 Download
Speakers Announced for Leadercast 2019 18/01/2019 Download
Beethoven, Broadway, Billy Joel and more! 14/01/2019 Download
Youth Auditions announced for 2019 Season 08/01/2019 Download
Drayton Entertainment Announces Elf: The Musical for Christmas 2019 in Cambridge 26/12/2018 Download
Leadercast - The World’s Largest Leadership Event Returns to Cambridge 17/12/2018 Download
Drayton Entertainment Announces 2019 Season 11/09/2018 Download

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